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Definition 1: a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for attorney in the sense of this definition

(attorney is a kind of ...) a person engaged in one of the learned professions

(... is a kind of attorney ) a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

(... is a kind of attorney ) a lawyer who specializes in defending clients before a court of law

(... is a kind of attorney ) an attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case

(... is a kind of attorney ) a lawyer who represents indigent defendants at public expense

(... is a kind of attorney ) a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state

(... is a kind of attorney ) a lawyer specializing in actions for divorce or annulment

(... is a kind of attorney ) the lawyer representing the defendant

(... is a kind of attorney ) a lawyer who specializes in the business of conveying properties

(... is a kind of attorney ) a British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution

(... is a kind of attorney ) an unethical lawyer who incites accident victims to sue

(... is a kind of attorney ) a lawyer who pleads cases in court

(... is an instance of attorney) United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)

(... is an instance of attorney) United States lawyer and politician who formulated a production code that prescribed the moral content of United States films from 1930 to 1966 (1879-1954)

(... is an instance of attorney) United States lawyer involved in several famous court trials (1881-1954)

(... is an instance of attorney) United States lawyer famous for his defense of lost causes (1857-1938)

(... is an instance of attorney) United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)

(... is an instance of attorney) Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)

(... is an instance of attorney) 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)

(... is an instance of attorney) United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)

(... is a member of attorney) the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the client

(attorney belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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